Leila De Floriani (8350)

Address: UMIACS - University of Maryland
20742 College Park
Country: USA
Email: deflo@umiacs.umd.edu
Leila De Floriani is a full professor at the University of Maryland with a joint appointment with the Department of Geographical Sciences and University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS). She is also affiliated with the Department of Computer Science, with the Center for Geospatial Information Science and with the Center for Automation Research. She is the Director of Graduate Studies in Geographical Sciences. She has previously been a professor at the University of Genova (Italy), where she developed the first undergraduate and graduate curricula in computer graphics in Italy, and served as Director of the Ph.D. program in Computer Science for eight years. During her career, she has also held positions at the University of Nebraska, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and at the Italian National Research Council. De Floriani was the 2020 President of the IEEE Computer Society. She is a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Computer Society since 2017. She currently serves as the founding Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is a member of the Computing Research Association (CRA) Board, and of the IEEE Conferences and Conference Publications Committees. She is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), a Fellow of the Eurographics Association, a Pioneer of the Solid Modeling Association and an inducted member of the IEEE Visualization Academy. She is a recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core award and she is an inducted member of the IEEE Honor Society IEEE Eta Kappa Nu. She has been the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) from 2015-2018, and served as an associate editor for IEEE TVCG from 2004 to 2008. De Floriani is currently an editor of ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems, Computers & Graphics, Computer Science Review, GeoInformatica, Graphical Models, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information and International Journal of Spatial Information Science. She has served on the program committees of over 150 leading international conferences, contributing in several conferences in a leadership capacity.